I don’t really need to tell you the overarching plot of Eddie the Eagle, the based-on-a-true-story sports biopic that came out last week, because in a sense you already know it: winsome, enthusiastic underdog really wants to do sports, and with the help of a gruff, reluctant coach, he achieves his dreams. Dedication and Desire […]
JD and I adopted our cats in the fall of 2013, shortly after moving in together. I grew up with cats and only had one requirement: that they be cuddly, friendly lap cats. My husband, on the other hand, took the scientific approach. He did a ton of research on keeping cats as pets, and […]
Some of these I am sorry for and trying not to be hateful about, but in the spirit of honesty, here you go. Most of them I don’t feel bad about at all! People sharing inspirational quotes on LinkedIn People who comment on the inspirational quotes with “so true!” A person saying “I’m fine, really” and refusing any […]
JD and I moved into our Chicago apartment about two and a half years ago. We lucked out with a nice vintage building, responsive landlord, refurbed kitchen, and a great overall layout, so we probably won’t leave until we can afford to buy our own place. That said, one of the few things I don’t […]
I’ve always dealt with this mental cocktail of one part worrying about what people think of me, two parts being afraid of saying the wrong thing, and a dash of small talk boredom.
Hello, everyone. I have had a cold since roughly Friday night last week. It has been glorious. I love getting sick. Obviously I don’t mean “vomiting-all-night” sick or “can’t-sit-up-without-getting-dizzy” sick or “someone please take me to the hospital RIGHT NOW” sick, but just the kind where you feel pleasantly weak and sleepy, and you need […]